Monthly Archives: May 2011

Five-Person Wedgie Machine

Posted: 1 May, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Propmaking, Silent Library

This machine was built to give five contestants a wedgie… SIMULTANEOUSLY! I welded together the steel pipe and I-beam frame and hooked up two 12v electric winches to a bar, which in turn was connected to the contestants specially grommeted underpants (by official Silent Library grommeter Jessie Voris.) Courtland Premo figured out a way to [...]

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Silent Library – Rear Squeeze

Posted: 2 May, 2011-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Silent Library-Tags: Props, willkrause, silent library

I welded together a pair of steel hands to squeeze contestants' behinds. The hands were pulled shut by bicycle brake cables which were tightened by spinning a crank. I covered the hands with liquid latex coated foam. The arms wear sleeves stitched together by Jessie Voris, and the lower support was re-used from a catapult [...]

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